Orengo tears into plan to import GMOs

Controversy over a Cabinet decision to allow the importation of Genetically Modified (GMO) maize has deepened, with James Orengo taking sides with Public...

Malawi-Angola: Food crises and response

Prolonged dry spells have driven almost four million people to food insecurity in Malawi and oil-rich Angola, in Southern Africa. Humanitarian aid agencies have...

Malawi fetches $276 in tobacco sales

As the tobacco marketing season draws to a closer, Malawi has so far sold about 223 million kgs of the gold leaf out...

Govt told to impose ban on importation of agricultural products

Opposition legislators in Malawi have told the government to introduce new policies that would bar the importation of agricultural products into Malawi. This follows...

5 PEOPLE INJURED AFTER A FENCE COLLAPSED ON THEM IN LIMBE

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Five people were seriously injured on Monday after a fence surrounding a 4 storey building collapsed due to heavy in Limbe Town ship...

Malawi Picks Bamboo as Tool in Fighting Climate Change

In a bid to fight climate change, Grant Blumrick through “AfriBam Giant Bamboo Farm” have embarked on an initiative of planting giant bamboos in...

Malawi sugar group to invest $40m to kick-start Nkhata Bay cane...

Malawi’s Limphasa Sugar Corporation plans to invest $40-million to kick-start sugar cane production in the northern lakeshore district of Nkhata Bay in 2013....

Malawi Tobacco Products Down

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama) expects the country’s tobacco production and cheap Karelia cigarettes to go down by as much as 50...

Dutch development bank invest $15 million in Malawi Mangoes –...

FMO, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will...

Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) optimistic of better tobacco volumes

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) is optimistic of better tobacco volumes for next year because of the increased number of growers who have...

Food exports can earn Malawi forex, says Auction Holdings Limited (AHL)...

Malawi is missing out on opportunities to diversify its export base through existing opportunities of global food shortages and drought, Auction Holdings Limited...

Pres. Joyce Banda to launch parallel farm subsidy programme

Malawi President Joyce Banda has told the nation that in the next growing season she will introduce a parallel Fertilizer Subsidy Input Programme to...

Joyce Banda crop inspection field destroyed

Maize crop in a garden that President Joyce Banda inspected in Traditional Authority Makata's area in Blantyre two weeks ago has been destroyed by...

Land O’Lakes finds success with dairy micro co-ops in Malawi

The top US dairy cooperative has brought decades of expertise to Malawi, creating micro co-ops that pool their milk for purchase by one of...

Govt cancels subsidy fertiliser contracts to Mulli, Masangwi and others

overnment has cancelled prospective fertiliser procurement contracts for farm input subsidy which were supposed to be awarded to 20 suppliers. which included Mulli...

Malawi’s cotton ban slows Chipata-Mchinji rail use

The move by the Malawian Government to ban importation of cotton from Zambia has led to less usage of the Chipata-Mchinji rail line. This...

DPP resorts to politics of maize as UDF’s Atupele sets to...

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party has gone on a trail of using maize as a campaign tool in the face of a looming hunger that...

50% of subsidy inputs on the market

While farmers complain of delays in the disbursement of fertilizer under this year’s Farm Input Subsidy Program – FISP – the Malawi Government...